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Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Vitality Blast July 18th Foxes v Lightning

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction Vitality Blast July 18th Foxes v Lightning
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Our Match Focus is today’s Vitality Blast match between Leicestershire Foxes and Lancashire Lightning at the Fischer Ground Leicester tonight.

Match Details

Leicestershire v Lancashire, North Group Fischer Ground Leicester 6:30 PM

Let’s take a look at the two squads and some players to watch out for.

Lancashire Lightning

Lightning Squad - Liam Livingstone (c), Karl Brown, Jordan Clark, Steven Croft, Alex Davies, James Faulkner, Keaton Jennings, Toby Lester, Arron Lilley, Joe Mennie, Graham Onions, Matt Parkinson, Stephen Parry, Dane Vilas

Players to Watch

Overseas players: All-rounder James Faulkner and Australian Joe Mennie

Captain: Liam Livingstone has hit 21-ball fifty and his off-spinners are a valuable asset.

Bowler: Matthew Parkinson took 18 wickets in the Royal London One-Day Cup this season.

All Rounder: Jordan Clark - hard-hitting middle to lower order batsman and seamer.

Leicestershire Foxes

The Foxes have named an unchanged 14-man squad for the visit of Lancashire Lightning, so the side that played at Edgbaston is joined by Lewis Hill, Gavin Griffiths and Rob Sayer.

Foxes (from 14): Ackermann (capt), Abbas, Chappell, Cosgrove, Delport, Dexter, Griffiths, Eckersley, Hill, Nabi, Parkinson, Raine, Sayer, Wells.

Players to watch

Spinners Callum Parkinson and Mohammad Nabi have played an important role in the Foxes campaign so far, particularly in their win at Birmingham Bears, where they claimed a combined six for 33 from 5.2 overs.

Ben Raine hit the fastest century in the club’s T20 history, Nabi took two for 13 at either end of the innings and Parkinson weighed in with a career-best four for 20 as Leicestershire Foxes recorded their biggest ever margin of Vitality Blast victory in terms of runs.

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win? - Foxes

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Ben Raine (Foxes), Liam Livingstone (Lightning)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Callum Parkinson (Foxes), Matthew Parkinson (Lightning)

Most Sixes – Ben Raine (Foxes), Liam Livingstone (Lightning)

Team Scores Batting First – Foxes 180+, Lightning 180+


*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features soon, so stay tuned.


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